Partnerships for Prevention: The Story of the Highfield Community Enrichment Project

Partnerships for Prevention: The Story of the Highfield Community Enrichment Project

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802080196
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 11/05/2005
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 7.04(w) x 10.09(h) x 1.96(d)

About the Author

Karen Hayward is an independent social research consultant living in Toronto.



Geoffrey Nelson is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University.



S. Mark Pancer is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Setting the Stage: The Context of the Highfield Community Enrichment Project (Better Beginnings Better Futures)
1 Putting Prevention in Context
2 The Research Process
3 The Highfield Community

Part 2 The Programs and Their Development: A Partnership Approach to Prevention
4 How Programs Got Started: From Ideas to Action through Partnership
5 Family Support Programs
6 School-Based Programs
7 Community Development

Part 3 A New Way

8 Project Organization and Management
9 Partnerships with Service Providers
10 Partnerships with Community Residents

Part 4 Changed Lives, A Changed Community
11 What Happened to the Children?
12 What Happened to the Parents and Families?
13 What Happened to the School and Community?

Part 5 The Future
14 What Have We Learned?
15 Where Do We Go from Here? Critical Reflections on the Highfield Community Enrichment Project

Epilogue: Current Status of the Highfield Community
Enrichment Project appendix: methodology references contributors index

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